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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Unpublished sets of pages, bound or loose-leaf, either intended to have, or assembled after having, material affixed to them or writing or other images made on them.

Found in 276 Collections and/or Records:

Letters, 1819-1884, to Robert and Thomas Stevenson, in an album of Thomas Stevenson.

Identifier: MS.785
Scope and Contents

The volume also contains remarks on the raising of the continuation of Dysart pier, by John Smeaton, 1758 (folio 7), and a note of John Howard, the philanthropist, 1780 (folio 18). The correspondents, who are chiefly scientific celebrities, include J M W Turner, 1819 (folio 9), and Sir Walter Scott, sending a proposed alteration in the preface of Robert Stevenson’s ‘Account of the Bell Rock Light-house’, 1824 (folio 3).

Dates: 1758-1884.

Letters and documents received by Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, and his son Robert, 2nd Viscount, together with some letters written by them.

Identifier: MS.6524
Scope and Contents

The subjects of the letters include the Peninsular War, East India Company affairs, and matters relating to many European countries.

Dates: 1780-1830.

Letters and papers on various subjects., 1575-1824, undated.

Identifier: MS.3135
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Discharge of Andro Hart, printer, to Adam Bothwell, Bishop of Orkney, 1592 (folio 1);(ii) Discharge of Robert Brysone, printer and bookseller, and Evan Tyler, printer, to Mr George Halyburton for liturgies delivered to the Chapel Royal, Edinburgh, 1637 (folio 2);(iii) Letter of the Earl of Mar to Thomas Kennedy, Lord Advocate of Scotland, demanding an immediate report on the presence of a French ship near Inverkeithing, 1714...
Dates: 1575-1824, undated.

Letters and parts of letters of celebrities of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, pasted in two albums.

Identifier: MSS.740-741
Scope and Contents

The letters are unconnected except some addressed to the editor of 'Good Words' and others addressed to Professor George Buchanan, Glasgow.

Dates: Late 18th century-19th century.

Letters, photographs and papers concerning the Malcolm and Douglas families.

Identifier: Acc.11800
Scope and Contents

Includes a genealogical record, 1882, of the Malcolm of Burnfoot family.

Dates: circa 1800-1965.

Letters to Sir Philip and Lady Trotter of Mainhouse.

Identifier: Acc.9998
Scope and Contents

Letters from family friends in the Borders, and from army colleagues of Sir Philip, including several letters from South Africa.

Dates: Undated

Microfilm of sketches, maps, and various other papers of, or concerning, James Augustus Grant., 1850-[1872, or after].

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.557
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Album of sketches, 1860-1863, chiefly watercolour, some pencil or pen and ink, of James Augustus Grant, made on his African expedition with John Hanning Speke. (MS.17919);Album of sketches, 1860-1863, chiefly watercolour, some pencil or pen and ink, and lithographs of James Augustus Grant, made on his African expedition with John Hanning Speke (MS.17920);Unmounted sketches, 1860-1863, of James Augustus Grant, made on his African expedition...
Dates: 1850-[1872, or after].

Microfilm of Nineteenth century literary manuscripts. Part 4. The correspondence and papers of J G Lockhart. Reel 17., [?1758-?1854.] 

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.1310
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:  Letters, undated, of Sir Walter Scott and his family and of John Gibson Lockhart, with several anonymous letters, verses and other fragments addressed to or collected by Scott's mother (MS.1558);   Notebooks, undated, of John Gibson Lockhart (MSS.1623-1624);    "Ladies’ Album" (Edinburgh, undated), in which are pasted caricatures of persons, some of which are probably by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.1625);   Scrap-book, containing caricatures, some dated 1813, and...
Dates: [?1758-?1854.] 

Minutes of the Bannatyne Club, and an album containing impressions of copper plates and woodcuts., 1823-1861.

Identifier: MSS.2046-2049
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.

Dates: 1823-1861.

Miscellaneous autograph letters, official documents, signatures, etc., pasted into an album.

Identifier: MS.3873
Scope and Contents

There are a number of letters to David Steuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan (succeeded 1767), which relate largely to his antiquarian interests. Most of the other letters are also of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and the writers include noblemen, churchmen, public servants, and prominent literary figures.

Dates: Late 18th century-early 19th century.

Miscellaneous papers of Florence Marian McNeill., 1842-1961, undated.

Identifier: MSS.26256-26259
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Born in Orkney, Florence Marian McNeill worked in London for the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene from 1913 to 1917. She wrote and lectured on a variety of subjects, and was an active member of the Scottish National Party and the Saltire Society, but is best known for her books on Scottish cookery and folklore.

Dates: 1842-1961, undated.

Music belonging to Mary Grant, Cullen House.

Identifier: Acc.11020
Scope and Contents

Includes pieces by Handel, San Martini, the Earl of Keely, and various songs.

Dates: circa 1750.